Police: No charges after 8-year-old Ohio boy drives his sister to McDonalds

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (CNN) - An 8-year-old Ohio boy made a McDonalds run with his 4-year-old sister after learning to drive by watching YouTube videos.

The boy reportedly stood on his tiptoes to get the keys for his parents’ van, according to WFMJ - a Youngstown, Ohio based station.

Witnesses told East Palestine police that the boy drove one and a half miles, obeying each traffic signal along the way.

They pulled into the fast food eatery around 8 p.m.

According to WFMJ, the children ate at McDonalds, and then waited for their grandparents to pick them up.

Police say they are not filing any charges.

Additional details are available on WFMJ.com.
 


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